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May 6, 2014

Ensure no eateries at Ferozeshah Kotla: Delhi HC

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A few days after a minor fire broke out at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium during an IPL match, the Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered de-sealing of the stadium so that the DDCA can clean the entire premises and ensure that there was no kitchen running to avoid any untoward incidents.A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Siddharth Mridul said the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) "shall take immediate steps so that no untoward incident of fire or any such similar incident takes…

Royal Challengers to field against Mumbai Indians

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here Tuesday.Squads: Mumbai Indians: Ben Dunk, C.M. Gautam, Ambati Rayudu, Rohit Sharma (captain), Corey Anderson, Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Pawan Suyal. Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle, Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli (captain), Rilee Rossouw, AB de Villiers, Yuvraj Singh,…

Top runners for 10K Bangalore run

Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Defending champion Alex Oloitiptip among men, and winner of seven medals at World Championships Linet Masai on the women’s side will headline a quality elite field in the TCS World 10K Bangalore run to be held here May 18.Announcing this at a media conference here Tuesday, promoters Procam International said the total registrations received for the upcoming run had crossed 25,000, crossing last year’s count by around 3,000 registrations. Besides Oloitiptip, the elite field also includes…

World’s first kabaddi league launched in India

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Kabaddi is set for a major facelift with the launch Tuesday of World Kabaddi League, a venture of the Punjab government.The league is all set for inauguration in mid-June at Thyagaraj Sports Complex here. The league follows the Formula 1 touring sports format and will be played across four continents starting from August to December. The official website of the World Kabaddi League (http://www.worldkabaddileague.net/ ) was launched by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal…

HI ban Rajnandgaon XI team and manager

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday banned Rajnandgaon XI team and its manager Koshor Diwar for breaching the code of conduct during the 1st All India VHA - Nagpur Gold Cup Tournament.The disciplinary committee imposed the bans for breaching the Hockey India (HI) Code of Conduct. The incident took place in the match between Rajnandgaon XI and SEC Railways last month in Nagpur. Rajnandgaon XI’s Rahul Yadav assaulted a Railways player and manager Diwar, who is also a registered umpire, used foul language…
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